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House Panel to Subpoena NFL Owner Over Accusations

Daniel Snyder has declined to answer questions in toxic workplace investigation

(Newser) - A congressional committee heard testimony Wednesday from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about accusations that one of the league's owners, Daniel Snyder, fostered a toxic workplace environment rife with sexual harassment. The committee announced that it will subpoena the Commanders owner to provide a deposition next week. Snyder has declined...

Please, Daniel Snyder, It's Time to Budge
Please, Daniel Snyder,
It's Time to Budge
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Please, Daniel Snyder, It's Time to Budge

Ditch the 'Redskins' name, writes columnist Barry Svrluga

(Newser) - Washington Post sportswriter Barry Svrluga has long disliked the name "Redskins," which is a problem when you have to write about the team for a living. As a result, he came up with a solution of sorts: Refer to the full team name on first reference, then call...

Why Keeping 'Redskins' Is Awful Business Strategy

2 marketing professors look beyond the morality to make their case

(Newser) - Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is still adamant about keeping the team name, despite the loss of its trademark status and a growing chorus of critics who say it's offensive to Native Americans. But two marketing professors at Emory University say Snyder is making a boneheaded business decision. Forget...

Six Flags Files for Bankruptcy
 Six Flags Files for Bankruptcy 

Six Flags Files for Bankruptcy

(Newser) - Theme park operator Six Flags has declared bankruptcy, Bloomberg reports. The company has not had a profitable year since 1998 and is burdened with $2.4 billion in debt. Six Flags underwent a wide-ranging reorganization starting in 2005 when Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder became chairman. The company, whose 20...

Redskins Name Zorn Head Coach
Redskins Name Zorn Head Coach

Redskins Name Zorn Head Coach

Former Seahawks star was recently hired as team's offensive coordinator

(Newser) - Two weeks ago, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder shocked the NFL by hiring Jim Zorn as offensive coordinator before he had hired a head coach. Today, Snyder topped that by making Zorn his head coach, reports the Washington Post. "I've always dreamed of being a head coach with a...

Giants Reward Spagnuolo for Staying

Defensive coordinator gets huge contract after spurning Redskins

(Newser) - The Washington Redskins loss is the New York Giants gain. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo took himself out of the running for the Redskins coaching job and instead accepted a three-year contract from the Giants yesterday, reports for New York Times. The contract, which pays $2 million a season, makes Spagnuolo...

Redskins Dump Williams and Saunders
Redskins Dump Williams and Saunders

Redskins Dump Williams and Saunders

Coordinators replaced while head coach job remains unfilled

(Newser) - Last week it looked like Gregg Williams would be the head coach of the Washington Redskins. Today Williams is looking for a job. Williams, the Redskins defensive coordinator, and Al Saunders, Washington's offensive coordinator, were released by the team today, according the Washington Post. Greg Blache takes over for Williams...

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